• Overview

    The Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC) operates in the historic Rahway Theatre and offers a variety of live music concerts, theater, dance, comedy and more each season. This historic landmark is the cornerstone of the Rahway Arts District. UCPAC has played a vital role in the revitalization and cultural renaissance of the community. Lovingly restored to its golden age grandeur, it is a monument to an age gone by and with its 1,300 seats it is one of the largest functioning performing arts centers in Union County.


    The theater is listed on both the National and State Registers of Historic Places. UCPAC is also listed on Preservation Directory.com, an online directory and resource center for historic preservation, building restoration and cultural resource management. UCPAC is a qualified organization of the New Jersey Cultural Trust as well as a member of the League of Historic American Theatres.

  • Amenities

    • ADA Compliant
    Activities
    • Guided Tours
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      •   Events

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